Health, Safety & Security

Training Course: Developing an Effective Safety Culture

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3 - 7 Nov 2019

Dubai (UAE)

Hotel : Shangri-la Hotel Dubai

Cost : 2500 €


Effective safety culture is widely accepted as being an essential component of the successful development and implementation of an organization’s safety management system. Preventing major accidents is about ensuring that everyone, regardless of position, follows safety procedures and safe practices - by always intervening when unsafe behaviors or conditions are observed. A safety culture improvement process approach that actively engages everyone through personal responsibility is seen as the way forward.

In this seminar you will learn:

  • The impact of effective safety culture on achieving good safety management
  • How to establish a safety culture improvement processes and identify behavioral change improvement opportunities
  • The importance of actively caring
  • How to assess the safety culture of the organization
  • About Taylor, Herzberg, Vroom, Geller & Maslow

Course Objectives of Developing an Effective Safety Culture


Participants attending the program will:

  • Have a clear understanding of human factors and their application to their organization’s current safety cultural status
  • Be familiar with elements of safety management systems and their purpose
  • Appreciate the consequences of behavioral acts and omissions as prime causes of accidents and emergency situations
  • Be able to develop a step-by-step safety cultural improvement program within their own organization
  • Develop an appreciation of carrying out an HSE cultural positional assessment
  • Develop skills for identifying, evaluating and reconciling solutions for influencing behavioral change improvement measures

Course Methodology of Developing an Effective Safety Culture


Participants will learn by active participation during the program through the use of exercises, case studies, and open discussion forums. Videos shown will encourage further discussions and delegates are encouraged to bring forth experiences and problems from their own organizations. The program will be run using PowerPoint slides, copies of which will be distributed both in hard and soft copies.

Organizational Impact of Developing an Effective Safety Culture


  • Professional development of staff
  • Improved communications
  • Improved safety behavior
  • Reduction in incidents
  • Practical steps for changing culture
  • Leaders better equipped to face adversity of incidents head-on

Personal Impact of Developing an Effective Safety Culture


  • Understand the integrated approach of Safety Culture
  • Be able to assess the safety culture of the organization
  • Practical methods to improve safety behavior
  • Appreciate the needs, drives, and motivation of staff
  • Develop an SMS based on safety culture principles
  • The power of reinforcement and recognition

Course Outlines of Developing an Effective Safety Culture



Introduction to Safety Culture

  • Safety culture and safety climate
  • Improving safety performance
  • Behavior and Culture
    • Organization factors
    • Job factors
    • Personal factors
  • Historical review
  • Case study



Safety Management Systems

  • Safety management systems framework and safety culture factors
  • Essential safety management system components
  • Developing an effective safety management system
  • Mechanical Model of SMS
  • Socio-Technical Model of SMS
  • More safety culture factors
    • Risk and risk perceptions
    • Human error
    • Stress
  • Case Study “Mersin Refinery”



HSE Model for Safety Culture

  • Identifying problem areas
  • Dependant, Independent, and Interdependent Cultures
  • Planning for change
  • HSE cultural change model
  • How to intervene
  • Key Performance indicators
  • Success factors and barriers
  • Attitude Questionnaires



Behavioural Safety

  • Safety culture and behavioral safety
  • Taylor, Herzberg, Vroom, Geller, Maslow
  • Natural penalties and consequences
  • ABC analysis
    • Antecedents
    • Behavior
    • Consequences
  • What drives behavior
  • Natural penalties and consequences



Assessing the Safety Culture

  • Establishing the current status of a safety culture
  • Results of questionnaires
  • Case studies from different organizations
  • A step-change in safety
  • Managing people and their attitude to safety
  • Developing questionnaires
  • Personal action plans
  • Course review

Health, Safety & Security

Training Course: Developing an Effective Safety Culture

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3 - 7 Nov 2019

Dubai (UAE) - Shangri-la Hotel Dubai

Hotel : Shangri-la Hotel Dubai

Cost: 2500 €

  About Dubai

Dubai, located on the Persian Gulf, is one of the seven United Arab Emirates and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. The discovery of oil in the region has made Dubai extremely wealthy, allowing it to build the glittering skyscrapers that it is now famous for. That wealth is strongly in evidence in Dubai and visitors will see luxurious buildings and supercars aplenty. Perfect beaches and endless shopping opportunities are to key to Dubai's attractions. Flights to Dubai open up the city's cultural attractions to tourists, with beautiful mosques, museums and art galleries scattered throughout this ultra-modern metropolis.

  Things to do and places to visit in Dubai

Dubai's wealth has made it famous for building ever taller buildings and creating artificial islands off its shores. The city's hotels are luxurious and shoppers will love its extensive shopping malls which showcase all the world's top brands. Dubai's attractions don't end there. Dubai also caters to adventure lovers, who can jump in a 4x4 or on a board to speed over dunes outside the city. Local culture mustn't be forgotten either, and visitors have wonderful mosques to visit and old districts to explore. All that combined means that a flight to Dubai is sure to lead to an unforgettable holiday.

When visiting Dubai, be sure to:

  • Go to the observation deck of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.
  • Admire the intricately beautiful Grand Mosque, which has the tallest minaret in the city.
  • Understand the local history and culture with a visit to the Dubai Museum.
  • Discover objects from the 6th century at Jumeirah Archaeological Site.
  • Go skiing – That's not a joke, the Mall of the Emirates houses a snowdome.
  • Go shopping at the Mall of the Emirates or the Dubai Mall.
  • Explore the desert surrounding the city – either by 4x4 or atop a camel.
  • Eat fantastic seafood at Dubai Marina.
  • Cool off at the Wild Wadi Waterpark.
  • Marvel at gorgeous Arabic calligraphy at Jumeirah Mosque, the biggest in the city.
  • Take a yacht tour around the artificial islands of Palm Jumeirah.
  • Haggle for souvenirs in one of the city's souks.
  • Wander around the traditional building in Bastakiya District.
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